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All Star Baseball Game in History

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  • 1933-05-18 1st major league All-Star Game announced for July 6 at Comiskey Park It will be played as part of the Chicago World's Fair

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1933-07-06 1st MLB All Star Game: AL wins 4-2 at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Babe Ruth hits first All Star home run

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • 1934-07-10 2nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-7 at Polo Grounds, NYC

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1934-07-10 NL pitcher Carl Hubbell strikes out Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin for MLB All Star game record for consecutive strikeouts; AL still win, 9-7

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell
Baseball Pitcher
Carl Hubbell
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Jimmie Foxx
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Jimmie Foxx
  • 1935-07-08 3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
  • 1936-07-07 4th MLB All Star Game, Braves Field, Boston: After losing the first 3 AS Games, NL wins 4-3, 4 different Cubs players score the runs

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1937-07-07 5th MLB All Star Game, Griffin Stadium, Washington: AL wins 8-3, Lou Gehrig drives in 4 runs with HR & double

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • 1938-07-06 6th MLB All Star Game: NL wins 4-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati on 4 AL errors
  • 1939-07-11 7th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, New York NY Yankee/AL maanager Joe McCarthy starts 6 Yankees
  • 1940-07-09 8th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-0 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis
  • 1941-07-08 9th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit
  • 1942-07-06 10th MLB All Star Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, NYC, AL runs are homers
  • 1943-07-13 11th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia
  • 1944-07-11 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
  • 1946-07-09 13th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 12-0 at Fenway Park, Boston
  • 1947-07-08 14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • 1948-07-13 15th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-2 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis
  • 1949-07-12 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn

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1950-07-11 17th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 in 14 at Comiskey Park, Chic Ted Williams breaks his elbow; 1st extra inning All Star Game

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • 1951-07-10 18th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-3 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit
  • 1952-07-08 19th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 in 5 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia
  • 1953-07-14 20th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati
  • 1954-07-13 21st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-9 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
  • 1955-07-12 22nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 in 12 at County Stad, Milw
  • 1956-07-10 23rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C.
  • 1957-07-09 24th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-6 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis
  • 1958-07-08 25th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Memorial Stadium, Balt

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1959-07-07 26th MLB All Star Game, Forbes Field, Pittsburgh: Willy Mays triples to score Hank Aaron as NL wins 5-4

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • 1959-08-03 27th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Memorial Coliseum, LA
  • 1960-07-11 28th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, KC
  • 1960-07-13 29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York
  • 1961-07-11 30th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 in 10 at Candlestick Park, San Francisco
  • 1961-07-31 31st MLB All Star Game (2nd), Fenway Park, Boston: First tie in history; called due to rain after 9 innings with the score, 1–1
  • 1962-07-10 32nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at D.C. Stadium, Washington
  • 1962-07-30 33rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-4 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • 1962-07-30 All star MVP: Leon Wagner (LA Angels)
  • 1963-07-09 34th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, Cleveland

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1963-07-09 All star MVP: Willie Mays (SF Giants)

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • 1964-07-07 35th MLB All Star Game, Shea Stadium, New York: NL wins 7-4 on the back of Johnny Callison's 3-run 9th inning homer
  • 1965-07-13 36th MLB All Star Game, Metropolitan Stadium, Minnesota: NL wins, 6-5; MVP: Juan Marichal, SF Giants, P
  • 1966-07-12 37th All-Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 10 inninngs, at Busch Memorial Stadium, St Louis

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1966-07-12 Baltimore Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson voted MLB All Star game MVP

Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman Brooks Robinson
Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman
Brooks Robinson
  • 1967-07-11 38th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 15 at Anaheim Stadium, CA
  • 1967-07-11 All star MVP: Tony Perez (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1968-07-09 39th MLB All Star Game, Astrodome, Houston, TX: NL beats AL, 1-0; MVP: Willie Mays, SF Giants, CF

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1969-07-23 40th MLB All Star Game, RFK Memorial Stadium, Washington, D.C.: NL beats AL, 9-3; MVP: Willie McCovey, SF Giants, 1B

Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Willie McCovey
Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Willie McCovey

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1970-07-14 41st MLB All Star Game, Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati, OH: NL beats AL, 5-4; MVP: Carl Yastrzemski, Boston Red Sox, LF

MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski

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1971-07-13 42nd MLB All Star Game, Tiger Stadium, Detroit, MI: AL beats NL, 6-4; MVP: Frank Robinson, Baltimore Orioles, OF

MLB Hall of Fame Outfielder and Manager Frank Robinson
MLB Hall of Fame Outfielder and Manager
Frank Robinson

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1972-07-25 43rd MLB All Star Game, Atlanta Stadium, Atlanta, GA: NL beats AL, 4-3; MVP: Joe Morgan, Cincinnati Reds, 2B

MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster Joe Morgan
MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster
Joe Morgan
  • 1973-07-24 44th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Royals Stadium, Kansas City
  • 1973-07-24 All Star MVP: Bobby Bonds (SF Giants)
  • 1974-07-23 45th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-2 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pitts

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1974-07-23 All star MVP: Steve Garvey (LA Dodgers)

Baseball Player Steve Garvey
Baseball Player
Steve Garvey
  • 1975-07-15 46th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-3 at County Stadium, Milwaukee
  • 1975-07-15 All star MVP: Bill Madlock (Pittsburgh Pirates) & John Matlock (NY Mets)
  • 1976-07-13 47th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia
  • 1976-07-13 All star MVP: George Foster (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1977-07-19 48th MLB All Star Game, Yankee Stadium, NYC, NY: NL wins, 7-5; MVP: Don Sutton, LA Dodgers, P
  • 1978-07-11 49th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at San Diego Stadium
  • 1978-07-11 All star MVP: Steve Garvey (LA Dodgers) collects his second award
  • 1979-07-17 50th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-6 at Kingdome, Seattle
  • 1979-07-17 All star MVP: Dave Parker (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1980-07-08 51st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-2 at Dodger Stadium, LA
  • 1980-07-08 All star MVP: Ken Griffey (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1981-08-09 52nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
  • 1981-08-09 All star MVP: Gary Carter (Mont Expos)
  • 1982-07-13 53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal
  • 1982-07-13 All star MVP: Dave Conception (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1983-07-06 50th MLB All Star Game, Comiskey Park, Chicago: Angels outfielder Fred Lynn hits first AS grand slam, AL wins 13-3
  • 1984-07-11 55th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Candlestick Park, San Francisco
  • 1984-07-11 All star MVP: Gary Carter (Mont Expos) awarded for 2nd time
  • 1985-07-16 56th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-1 at Humphrey Metrodome, Minn
  • 1985-07-16 All star MVP: LaMarr Hoyt (San Diego Padres)
  • 1986-07-15 57th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-2 at Astrodome, Houston

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1986-07-15 All star MVP: Roger Clemens (Boston Red Sox)

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens

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1987-07-05 A's 1st baseman Mark McGwire becomes first rookie to hit 30 HRs before the MLB All-Star Game as Oakland beats Red Sox, 6-2

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • 1987-07-14 58th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-0 in 13 at Oakland-Alameda Stad

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1987-07-14 All star MVP: Tim Raines (Montreal Expos)

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • 1988-07-12 59th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Riverfront Stadium, Cin
  • 1988-07-12 All star MVP: Terry Steinbach (Oakland A's)
  • 1989-07-11 60th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim All star MVP: Bo Jackson (KC Royals)
  • 1990-07-10 61st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-0 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • 1990-07-10 All star MVP: Julio Franco (Texas Rangers)
  • 1991-07-09 62nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at SkyDome, Toronto

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1991-07-09 All star MVP: Cal Ripken Jr (Baltimore Orioles)

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • 1992-07-14 63rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-6 at Jack Murphy Stadium, SD

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1992-07-14 All star MVP: Ken Griffey Jr. (Seattle Mariners)

Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder Ken Griffey Jr.
Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder
Ken Griffey Jr.
  • 1993-07-13 64th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-3 at Camden Yards, Baltimore

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1993-07-13 All star MVP: Kirby Puckett (Minnesota Twins)

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • 1994-07-12 65th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-8 at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh
  • 1994-07-12 All star MVP: Fred McGriff (Atlanta Braves)
  • 1995-07-02 LA Dodgers pitcher Hideo Nomo is first Japanese player to be selected for a MLB All Star game when he is named in the NL squad
  • 1995-07-11 66th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 at Ballpark at Arlington Tx
  • 1995-07-11 All star MVP: Jeff Conine (Florida Marlins)
  • 1996-07-09 67th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia
  • 1996-07-09 All star MVP: Mike Piazza (LA Dodgers)
  • 1997-07-08 68th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Jacobs Field, Cleveland
  • 1998-07-07 69th MLB All Star Game, Coors Field, Denver: In the highest scoring AS Game in history, AL wins 13-8
  • 1999-07-13 70th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Fenway Park, Boston
  • 2000-07-11 71st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-3 at Turner Field, Atlanta
  • 2001-07-10 72nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Safeco Field, Seattle
  • 2002-07-09 73rd All Star Baseball Game: 7-7 tie when both teams ran out of available pitchers at Miller Park, Milwaukee
  • 2003-07-15 74th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-6 at U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago
  • 2004-07-13 75th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-4 at Minute Maid Park, Houston
  • 2005-07-12 76th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Comerica Park, Detroit
  • 2006-07-11 77th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-2 at PNC Park, Pittsburgh
  • 2007-07-10 78th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-4 at AT&T Park, San Francisco
  • 2008-07-16 79th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Yankee Stadium, New York
  • 2009-07-14 80th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Busch Stadium, St Louis
  • 2010-07-13 81st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Angel Stadium, Anaheim
  • 2011-07-12 82nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-1 at Chase Field, Phoenix
  • 2012-07-10 83rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-0 at Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City
  • 2013-07-16 84th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-0 at Citi Field, New York
  • 2014-07-15 85th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Target Field, Minnesota
  • 2015-07-14 86th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-3 at Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati
  • 2018-07-17 89th MLB All Star Game, Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.: AL beats NL 8-6, the teams combining for a record 10 home runs accounting for 13 of the 14 total runs
  • 2021-07-13 91st MLB All Star Game, Coors Field, Denver, CO: AL beats NL, 5-2 for their eighth consecutive victory